Stella Hall FRSA, has a passion for connecting people and place through culture. She is now freelance. As Deputy Director, Newcastle Gateshead Initiative, she led the Culture10 programme of events across the North East. In 2013 she co-founded the hugely popular Festival of Thrift in Redcar which celebrates building creative communities through sustainable living.
Alongside arts, culture and placemaking consultancies she regularly mentors’ younger professionals across the UK. She loves Redcar and Cleveland for its contrasting landscapes, urban and rural, its warm and welcoming people and for its commitment to our sustainable future.